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"RBC scrambles to explain hiring practices to Canadians after contentious report"

By admin - Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:37

"In 2012, there were more than 213,000 foreign workers in Canada, compared with over 160,000 immigrants who arrived under the federal skilled worker program.

The rapid growth of the temporary foreign worker program has raised concerns that Canadian companies are filling job vacancies with cheaper workers from overseas rather than actively finding Canadians to fill the jobs."

Read more: http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/rbc-scrambles-explain-hiring-practices-canadians-contentious-report-000934331.html

"HeartWare Device Malfunction Led to Death"

By admin - Published on Sunday, 07 April 2013 09:01

"A malfunction in a device from HeartWare International Inc. (HTWR) used to take over the heart’s beating action led to a patient death, U.S. regulators said. The company’s shares declined."

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-05/heartware-device-malfunction-led-to-death-fda-reports.html

Ontario's Sunshine and City of Toronto Employee Pay List

By admin - Published on Sunday, 07 April 2013 08:51

"Ontario’s sunshine list of public sector workers paid $100,000 or more swelled to 88,412 names…

According to StatsCan, the average individual income in Ontario was $46,124 in 2010."

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2013/03/28/sunshine_list_of_highest_paid_ontario_public_sector_workers_out_today.html

For Municipalities and City of Toronto Long Term Care Homes: http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/pdf/municipalities_2012.pdf

For Hospitals and Boards: http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/pdf/hospitals_2012.pdf

For the entire list:                       http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/

"Toronto is bigger than Chicago"

By admin - Published on Friday, 08 March 2013 20:42

"Toronto has replaced Chicago as North America's fourth largest metropolitan area, after Mexico City, New York and Los Angeles."

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2013/03/07/toronto_is_bigger_than_chicago_and_this_time_bigger_is_better_editorial.html

"Japanese Man Dies After Hospitals Reject Him 36 Times"

By admin - Published on Friday, 08 March 2013 20:35

"In January, a 75-year-old Japanese man called an ambulance after suffering from breathing problems. Instead of being saved, he died after 25 hospitals rejected him 36 times..."

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